Prizes and awards

Prizes and awards at the GDCh

The GDCh awards high-ranking prizes and awards to all ages and career levels in various areas of chemistry and related sciences. Some prizes and awards are given in close collaboration with other scientific societies or have been made possible by foundations set up at the GDCh.

Honorary membership

Honorary membership in the GDCh is the highest honor awarded by the society. This honors people who have achieved great things both for science and for the goals of the GDCh.
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GDCh prices

The GDCh prizes are highly regarded in the scientific community nationally and internationally. Prizes are awarded in the various fields of chemistry and related sciences. The awardee are characterized by outstanding work.
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Prizes and funding from the foundations

Some foundations set up at the GDCh award top-class prizes to outstanding scientists at different career levels. Our foundations also support scientific projects and award scholarships to young scientists.
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Name lectures

Together with international partner organizations, the GDCh honors international personalities with lectures and invites them on a trip to Germany.
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Division Awards

The various Divisions of the GDCh also award prizes and awards in their respective specialist areas. For most Divisions, the focus is on supporting young scientists, who are thereby supported in their work.
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GDCh Abitur Prize

The GDCh Abitur Prize is an award from the GDCh for the best students in the subject of chemistry at high schools or comprehensive schools. The award is intended to promote young people's interest in chemistry.
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GDCh Graduation Award

The GDCh Graduation Award is awarded to graduates of chemistry-related training courses. The prize serves to further consolidate the interest of those who have completed their training in chemistry and to support them through a large network.
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GDCh special prize “Youth Researches”

The “Theme Prize for Linking Theory with Chemical Practice” as part of the “Jugend forscht” competition has been awarded by the GDCh for several years. Just like the Abitur prize, the award is intended to promote young people's interest in chemistry.
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Dr. Jasmin Herr
Varrentrappstr. 40 - 42
60486 Frankfurt aM
Tel. +49 69 7917-323
Fax +49 69 7917-1323


Further contacts

Divisions prices:

Dr. Carina Kniep
Phone: +49 69 7917-499

Nicole Bürger
Phone: +49 69 7917-231

High school graduate award:

Petra Krämer
Phone: 069 7917-367

Heike Herrmann
Phone: 069 7917-372

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